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Beastly babies

by Jackson, Ellen, 1943-

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 21 Libraries 23 of 29 copies
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Summary
From wriggling chicks to jumpy kangaroos, this hilarious rhyming picture book showcases different kinds of babies, all of which are perfectly, adorably beastly!

Making mischief, having fun
each is precious, every one.
In a knoll, a hole, or nest,
Mamas love their babies best.

In this delightful rhyming read-aloud, author Ellen Jackson and illustrator Brendan Wenzel introduce readers to all sorts of mischievous baby animals--and the grown-ups who love them no matter what. Featuring puppies that slobber, kittens who spill, and young gorillas who won't sit still, this book is sure to resonate with beastly babies of all ages--and their exasperated moms and dads, too!
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* If there's one thing parents know, it's that babies, as much as we may love them, are exhausting. And as this book shows, that's true in the animal kingdom as well. This tongue-in-cheek offering takes readers through some of those babies' more, well, beastly aspects: they're loud, they're messy, and they never stop moving! This amusing read-aloud is made more enjoyable by carefully crafted rhymes that delight both in their simplicity (Puppies slobber / kittens spill / young gorillas can't sit still) and their cleverness (Babies can be smooth or hairy, / quail or whale or dromedary). The madcap, colorful illustrations are a joy: multimedia animals layer brightly over a white background, and, comically, the animals are all given particularly expressive eyeballs. Children of the human variety will be engaged by the mischievous antics of their animal counterparts, while parents will find kindred spirits in the depictions of exhausted, exasperated animal parents. Marvelously executed and affectionately crafted, this is a standout in the parents-and-children canon that promises, like its subject, to age well.--Reagan, Maggie Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this survey of animal offspring whose habitats range from the backyard to polar regions and the savannah, Wenzel (Some Bugs) wrangles species into wonderfully improbable compositions (a quail family dances in the spray from a baby's whale's spout, while a little dromedary mischievous spits on the whale's nose) and vivid single-animal vignettes (a baby tiger goes on a hunt with its mother, but can't even catch her tail let alone dinner). The visual magic of these pictures has two sources: the range of materials he employs and the animals' intense, wide-eyed gazes, which bring to mind Sumerian temple figures and give even the tiniest critter a powerful emotional presence. Hopscotching over the messes animal babies tend to make and the ways they misbehave, Jackson's (Tooling Around) brief rhymes can be innocuous ("Making mischief,/ having fun,/ each is precious,/ every one"), but they also have an infectious rhythm, and they get an additional goose of energy from the book's quirky typography. Ages 4-8. Author's agent: Kendra Marcus, BookStop Literary Agency. (July) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Stories in rhyme.
Animals -- Infancy -- Juvenile fiction.
Animals -- Infancy -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2015
Edition First edition.
Contributors Wenzel, Brendan, illustrator.
Audience Ages 4-8.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN 9781442408340
1442408340
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